The Chinese conglomerate Cosco has bought a 35 per cent stake in the Port of Hamburg, Europe’s third-busiest. Photo: SIPA Asia via ZUMA Wire/dpa
The Chinese conglomerate Cosco has bought a 35 per cent stake in the Port of Hamburg, Europe’s third-busiest. Photo: SIPA Asia via ZUMA Wire/dpa

China’s investments in Europe plunge amid coronavirus, squeeze on foreign buyers

  • Chinese and Russian purchases in particular can expect to face review and scrutiny under the EU’s investment screening mechanisms
  • The screening tools were established after concerns were raised about Chinese investments in European infrastructure sites and technology firms

Topic |   China-EU relations
The Chinese conglomerate Cosco has bought a 35 per cent stake in the Port of Hamburg, Europe’s third-busiest. Photo: SIPA Asia via ZUMA Wire/dpa
The Chinese conglomerate Cosco has bought a 35 per cent stake in the Port of Hamburg, Europe’s third-busiest. Photo: SIPA Asia via ZUMA Wire/dpa
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